Sentence grammar: Instructions

It's useful to be able to give clear instructions as well as understand them.

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Instructions includes the use of:

  • The imperative
  • Sequence markers

Downloadable Factsheets

Following and writing instructions
Understanding instructions: Grammar

Downloadable Worksheets

Directions by text
Order the instructions
Health and safety in the workplace
Writing childcare instructions
Writing instructions
Writing a recipe
Using linking words
Asking for and giving retail instructions
Giving directions using a map
Care-home instructions

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